education · Internet · Making things work · Open Source

Internet content filtering and bandwidth management for Schools

Use of Internet in a school/educational institution History Early internet was developed from an ARPANet, later on adapted by some of the leading universities in USA and eventually became the Internet as we know it today. Since the mid-1990s, the Internet has had a revolutionary impact on culture and commerce, including the rise of near-instant… Continue reading Internet content filtering and bandwidth management for Schools

education · Making things work · security

Backup systems and Data security for schools and educational institutions

Why backup is critical In 21st century all organization are having a technology infrastructure, some hosting locally some in the cloud. A school/educational institution is no different. In a school we store all our data electronically. We have electronic student records, results, student works, curriculum data, administrative data, emails, various configurations, systems data and much… Continue reading Backup systems and Data security for schools and educational institutions

education · Making things work · Open Source

Multimedia Server/digital asset management for Schools

Schools multimedia management requirement: Today’s school depends on multimedia content for their learning delivery. Multimedia content are pictures, movies, music, podcasts, presentations, interactive tutorials etc. Schools collect multimedia content from various internet sources. Teachers also create a lot of  content by themselves. As education systems start relying on more multimedia content, the size and number… Continue reading Multimedia Server/digital asset management for Schools

education · Open Source

Service management system in International School with OTRS

Services in International Schools Schools and educational institutes are service organizations. The better their service is the better the institution is. Education is the core to all services an international school caters. Other service examples which are to support education service are are IT services, housekeeping services, transport services, procurement of supplies, medical services, management… Continue reading Service management system in International School with OTRS

Networking · Open Source · Proxy · security

Content control software/ Web Content filtering using SquidGuard for enterprise network

Content filtering for enterprise network or educational institution can be a mandatory requirement in many institutions/organizations. Besides filtering web content by category, content control/filtering software can also helps us to filter out malware and virus sites, unwanted advertisements etc.   Finding the right product and making it work for your organization can be a challenge.… Continue reading Content control software/ Web Content filtering using SquidGuard for enterprise network